Grant to the “Friends of Merimna” society, towards the purchase of the “House of Merimna”, in memory of Georgios Rallis. “Friends of Merimna” is a non-profit society founded in 2002 to provide moral and practical support to the social work of Merimna.
The “ Friends of Merimna” believe in the necessity of increasing the Greek society’s awareness of the issues pertaining to children who are threatened by serious diseases or significant losses. To this end they organize events to inform the public and raise funds in support of children and their families in such difficult phases in their lives. The society is a founding member of “Together for Children”, an association of 10 non-profit institutions active in providing care to vulnerable children and their families.